Recently, I had the joy of watching twelve empowered girls ages 6-11 perform a play that they had all contributed to creating. As part of the play, they used their Kidpower skills to say “Stop” to a corporation that was trying to convince them they needed toxic and expensive beauty products to be happy. Allison [...]
Category: Bullying Prevention
Don’t know what to say when someone makes a hurtful remark? Here are some words to say – and how to persist in the face of defensive reactions- in speaking up about putdowns towards yourself and others.
As adults, we are responsible for taking a strong stand against bullying, harassment, abuse, and other kinds of emotional and physical violence in any place where we leave our kids. Successful anti-bullying programs require sustained commitment and leadership. We encourage you to use this samples to create or further develop your own proclamation, action plan, and policies to work towards creating cultures of caring, respect, and safety in your family, school, and youth organization.
Last week, I had the honor of speaking at a press conference held by San Fransisco District Attorney George Gascon to kick off their subcommittee’s “Bye Bye Bullying” video contest for middle and high school students in San Francisco, for which I am a Judge and Kidpower is a co-sponsor.